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    Christopher Dvorak, MD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentPediatrics
    Address550 16th St. 4th Fl
    San Francisco CA 94158
    Phone415-476-0554
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      University of California, San DiegoB.S.Molecular Biology1994
      Vanderbilt UniversityM.D.School of Medicine1998

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      My Research Interests are divided into 3 areas of focus:

      1. Supportive Care (especially Invasive Fungal Infections) following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
      2. Transplantation for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
      3. Transplantation for Rare Leukemias (JMML and APL)

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      Supportive Care (especially Invasive Fungal Infections) following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Transplantation for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, Transplantation for Rare Leukemias (JMML and APL)

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      1. Geerlinks AV, Issekutz T, Wahlstrom JT, Sullivan KE, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC, Fernandez CV, et al. Severe, persistent, and fatal T-cell immunodeficiency following therapy for infantile leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Jun 29. PMID: 27354010.
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      2. Wahlstrom J, Patel K, Eckhert E, Kong D, Horn B, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC, et al. Transplacental maternal engraftment and posttransplantation graft-versus-host disease in children with severe combined immunodeficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 Jun 16. PMID: 27444177.
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      3. Horn B, O'Kane S, Wattier RL, Wahlstrom JT, Melton A, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC, et al. Risk of serious bloodstream infections is low in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients with fevers due to antithymocyte globulins and alemtuzumab. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2016 Jun 6. PMID: 27272452.
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      4. Bailey-Olson M, Cowan M, Dvorak C, Mueller S, Owens A, Wahlstrom J, Horn B, et al. Evaluation of Pre-Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT) Brain MRI and Neurologic Complications of Pediatric Patients Undergoing HCT for Hematologic Malignancies. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2016 Feb 22. PMID: 26902499.
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      5. Levy ER, Musick L, Zinter MS, Lang T, Cowan MJ, Weintrub PS, Dvorak CC. Safe and Effective Prophylaxis with Bimonthly Intravenous Pentamidine in the Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Population. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Feb; 35(2):135-41. PMID: 26418240.
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      6. Williams KM, Ahn KW, Chen M, Aljurf MD, Agwu AL, Chen AR, Walsh TJ, Szabolcs P, Boeckh MJ, Auletta JJ, Lindemans CA, Zanis-Neto J, Malvezzi M, Lister J, de Toledo Codina JS, Sackey K, Chakrabarty JL, Ljungman P, Wingard JR, Seftel MD, Seo S, Hale GA, Wirk B, Smith MS, Savani BN, Lazarus HM, Marks DI, Ustun C, Abdel-Azim H, Dvorak CC, Szer J, Storek J, Yong A, Riches MR. The incidence, mortality and timing of Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia after hematopoietic cell transplantation: a CIBMTR analysis. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2016 Apr; 51(4):573-80. PMID: 26726945.
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      7. Zinter MS, Spicer A, Orwoll BO, Alkhouli M, Dvorak CC, Calfee CS, Matthay MA, Sapru A. Plasma angiopoietin-2 outperforms other markers of endothelial injury in prognosticating pediatric ARDS mortality. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2016 Feb 1; 310(3):L224-31. PMID: 26660787.
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      8. Alexander S, Pole JD, Gibson P, Lee M, Hesser T, Chi SN, Dvorak CC, Fisher B, Hasle H, Kanerva J, Möricke A, Phillips B, Raetz E, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Samarasinghe S, Schmiegelow K, Tissing W, Lehrnbecher T, Sung L. Classification of treatment-related mortality in children with cancer: a systematic assessment. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Dec; 16(16):e604-10. PMID: 26678213.
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      9. Zinter MS, Dvorak CC, Spicer A, Cowan MJ, Sapru A. New Insights Into Multicenter PICU Mortality Among Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients. Crit Care Med. 2015 Sep; 43(9):1986-94. PMID: 26035280.
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      10. Burke MJ, Verneris MR, Le Rademacher J, He W, Abdel-Azim H, Abraham AA, Auletta JJ, Ayas M, Brown VI, Cairo MS, Chan KW, Diaz Perez MA, Dvorak CC, Egeler RM, Eldjerou L, Frangoul H, Guilcher GM, Hayashi RJ, Ibrahim A, Kasow KA, Leung WH, Olsson RF, Pulsipher MA, Shah N, Shah NN, Thiel E, Talano JA, Kitko CL. Transplant Outcomes for Children with T Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Second Remission: A Report from the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Dec; 21(12):2154-9. PMID: 26327632; PMCID: PMC4654112 [Available on 12/01/16].
      11. Bode SF, Ammann S, Al-Herz W, Bataneant M, Dvorak CC, Gehring S, Gennery A, Gilmour KC, Gonzalez-Granado LI, Groß-Wieltsch U, Ifversen M, Lingman-Framme J, Matthes-Martin S, Mesters R, Meyts I, van Montfrans JM, Pachlopnik Schmid J, Pai SY, Soler-Palacin P, Schuermann U, Schuster V, Seidel MG, Speckmann C, Stepensky P, Sykora KW, Tesi B, Vraetz T, Waruiru C, Bryceson YT, Moshous D, Lehmberg K, Jordan MB, Ehl S. The syndrome of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in primary immunodeficiencies: implications for differential diagnosis and pathogenesis. Haematologica. 2015 Jul; 100(7):978-88. PMID: 26022711; PMCID: PMC4486233.
      12. Mehta PA, Zhang MJ, Eapen M, He W, Seber A, Gibson B, Camitta BM, Kitko CL, Dvorak CC, Nemecek ER, Frangoul HA, Abdel-Azim H, Kasow KA, Lehmann L, Gonzalez Vicent M, Diaz Pérez MA, Ayas M, Qayed M, Carpenter PA, Jodele S, Lund TC, Leung WH, Davies SM. Transplantation Outcomes for Children with Hypodiploid Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Jul; 21(7):1273-7. PMID: 25865650; PMCID: PMC4465998 [Available on 07/01/16].
      13. Long-Boyle JR, Savic R, Yan S, Bartelink I, Musick L, French D, Law J, Horn B, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC. Population pharmacokinetics of busulfan in pediatric and young adult patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplant: a model-based dosing algorithm for personalized therapy and implementation into routine clinical use. Ther Drug Monit. 2015 Apr; 37(2):236-45. PMID: 25162216; PMCID: PMC4342323 [Available on 04/01/16].
      14. Holter-Chakrabarty JL, Pierson N, Zhang MJ, Zhu X, Akpek G, Aljurf MD, Artz AS, Baron F, Bredeson CN, Dvorak CC, Epstein RB, Lazarus HM, Olsson RF, Selby GB, Williams KM, Cooke KR, Pasquini MC, McCarthy PL. The Sequence of Cyclophosphamide and Myeloablative Total Body Irradiation in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Patients with Acute Leukemia. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Jul; 21(7):1251-7. PMID: 25840335; PMCID: PMC4465990 [Available on 07/01/16].
      15. Olsson RF, Logan BR, Chaudhury S, Zhu X, Akpek G, Bolwell BJ, Bredeson CN, Dvorak CC, Gupta V, Ho VT, Lazarus HM, Marks DI, Ringdén OT, Pasquini MC, Schriber JR, Cooke KR. Primary graft failure after myeloablative allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for hematologic malignancies. Leukemia. 2015 Aug; 29(8):1754-62. PMID: 25772027; PMCID: PMC4527886 [Available on 02/01/16].
      16. Wahlstrom JT, Dvorak CC, Cowan MJ, et al. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency. Curr Pediatr Rep. 2015 Mar 1; 3(1):1-10. PMID: 25821657.
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      17. Wattier RL, Dvorak CC, Auerbach AD, Weintrub PS. Repeat blood cultures in children with persistent fever and neutropenia: Diagnostic and clinical implications. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Aug; 62(8):1421-6. PMID: 25728605; PMCID: PMC4482780 [Available on 08/01/16].
      18. Satwani P, Kahn J, Dvorak CC. Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2015 Feb; 62(1):95-106. PMID: 25435114.
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      19. Horn B, Petrovic A, Wahlstrom J, Dvorak CC, Kong D, Hwang J, Expose-Spencer J, Gates M, Cowan MJ. Chimerism-based pre-emptive immunotherapy with fast withdrawal of immunosuppression and donor lymphocyte infusions after allogeneic stem cell transplantation for pediatric hematologic malignancies. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Apr; 21(4):729-37. PMID: 25644958.
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      20. Niemeyer CM, Loh ML, Cseh A, Cooper T, Dvorak CC, Chan R, Xicoy B, Germing U, Kojima S, Manabe A, Dworzak M, De Moerloose B, Starý J, Smith OP, Masetti R, Catala A, Bergstraesser E, Ussowicz M, Fabri O, Baruchel A, Cavé H, Zwaan M, Locatelli F, Hasle H, van den Heuvel-Eibrink MM, Flotho C, Yoshimi A. Criteria for evaluating response and outcome in clinical trials for children with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia. Haematologica. 2015 Jan; 100(1):17-22. PMID: 25552679; PMCID: PMC4281308.
      21. Flank J, Sung L, Dvorak CC, Spettigue W, Dupuis LL. The safety of olanzapine in young children: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Drug Saf. 2014 Oct; 37(10):791-804. PMID: 25145624.
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      22. Yanik GA, Grupp SA, Pulsipher MA, Levine JE, Schultz KR, Wall DA, Langholz B, Dvorak CC, Alangaden K, Goyal RK, White ES, Collura JM, Skeens MA, Eid S, Pierce EM, Cooke KR. TNF-receptor inhibitor therapy for the treatment of children with idiopathic pneumonia syndrome. A joint Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium and Children's Oncology Group Study (ASCT0521). Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Jan; 21(1):67-73. PMID: 25270958; PMCID: PMC4286345 [Available on 01/01/16].
      23. Chang TY, Dvorak CC, Loh ML. Bedside to bench in juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia: insights into leukemogenesis from a rare pediatric leukemia. Blood. 2014 Oct 16; 124(16):2487-97. PMID: 25163700.
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      24. Dvorak CC, Hassan A, Slatter MA, Hönig M, Lankester AC, Buckley RH, Pulsipher MA, Davis JH, Güngör T, Gabriel M, Bleesing JH, Bunin N, Sedlacek P, Connelly JA, Crawford DF, Notarangelo LD, Pai SY, Hassid J, Veys P, Gennery AR, Cowan MJ. Comparison of outcomes of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation without chemotherapy conditioning by using matched sibling and unrelated donors for treatment of severe combined immunodeficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Oct; 134(4):935-943.e15. PMID: 25109802; PMCID: PMC4186906.
      25. Pai SY, Logan BR, Griffith LM, Buckley RH, Parrott RE, Dvorak CC, Kapoor N, Hanson IC, Filipovich AH, Jyonouchi S, Sullivan KE, Small TN, Burroughs L, Skoda-Smith S, Haight AE, Grizzle A, Pulsipher MA, Chan KW, Fuleihan RL, Haddad E, Loechelt B, Aquino VM, Gillio A, Davis J, Knutsen A, Smith AR, Moore TB, Schroeder ML, Goldman FD, Connelly JA, Porteus MH, Xiang Q, Shearer WT, Fleisher TA, Kohn DB, Puck JM, Notarangelo LD, Cowan MJ, O'Reilly RJ. Transplantation outcomes for severe combined immunodeficiency, 2000-2009. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jul 31; 371(5):434-46. PMID: 25075835; PMCID: PMC4183064.
      26. Wattier RL, Dvorak CC, Hoffman JA, Brozovich AA, Bin-Hussain I, Groll AH, Castagnola E, Knapp KM, Zaoutis TE, Gustafsson B, Sung L, Berman D, Halasa NB, Abzug MJ, Velegraki A, Sharma TS, Fisher BT, Steinbach WJ. A Prospective, International Cohort Study of Invasive Mold Infections in Children. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2015 Dec; 4(4):313-22. PMID: 26582870.
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      27. Lund TC, Cathey SS, Miller WP, Eapen M, Andreansky M, Dvorak CC, Davis JH, Dalal JD, Devine SM, Eames GM, Ferguson WS, Giller RH, He W, Kurtzberg J, Krance R, Katsanis E, Lewis VA, Sahdev I, Orchard PJ. Outcomes after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for children with I-cell disease. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2014 Nov; 20(11):1847-51. PMID: 25016194; PMCID: PMC4194244.
      28. Karski EE, Dvorak CC, Leung W, Miller W, Shaw PJ, Qayed M, Katsanis E, Feusner JH. Treatment of hepatoblastoma with high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell rescue: the pediatric blood and marrow transplant consortium experience and review of the literature. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Jul; 36(5):362-8. PMID: 24577552.
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      29. Dvorak CC, Horn BN, Puck JM, Czechowicz A, Shizuru JA, Ko RM, Cowan MJ. A trial of plerixafor adjunctive therapy in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation with minimal conditioning for severe combined immunodeficiency. Pediatr Transplant. 2014 Sep; 18(6):602-8. PMID: 24977650; PMCID: PMC4134761.
      30. Dvorak CC, Horn BN, Puck JM, Adams S, Veys P, Czechowicz A, Cowan MJ. A trial of alemtuzumab adjunctive therapy in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation with minimal conditioning for severe combined immunodeficiency. Pediatr Transplant. 2014 Sep; 18(6):609-16. PMID: 24977928.
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      31. Huang L, Lizak P, Dvorak CC, Aweeka F, Long-Boyle J. Simultaneous determination of fludarabine and clofarabine in human plasma by LC-MS/MS. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2014 Jun 1; 960:194-9. PMID: 24820973; PMCID: PMC4110960.
      32. Aplenc R, Zhang MJ, Sung L, Zhu X, Ho VT, Cooke K, Dvorak C, Hale G, Isola LM, Lazarus HM, McCarthy PL, Olsson R, Pulsipher M, Pasquini MC, Bunin N. Effect of body mass in children with hematologic malignancies undergoing allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. Blood. 2014 May 29; 123(22):3504-11. PMID: 24711663; PMCID: PMC4041168.
      33. Dvorak CC, Loh ML. Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia: molecular pathogenesis informs current approaches to therapy and hematopoietic cell transplantation. Front Pediatr. 2014; 2:25. PMID: 24734223; PMCID: PMC3975112.
      34. Shearer WT, Dunn E, Notarangelo LD, Dvorak CC, Puck JM, Logan BR, Griffith LM, Kohn DB, O'Reilly RJ, Fleisher TA, Pai SY, Martinez CA, Buckley RH, Cowan MJ. Establishing diagnostic criteria for severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID), leaky SCID, and Omenn syndrome: the Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium experience. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Apr; 133(4):1092-8. PMID: 24290292; PMCID: PMC3972266.
      35. Schuetz C, Neven B, Dvorak CC, Leroy S, Ege MJ, Pannicke U, Schwarz K, Schulz AS, Hoenig M, Sparber-Sauer M, Gatz SA, Denzer C, Blanche S, Moshous D, Picard C, Horn BN, de Villartay JP, Cavazzana M, Debatin KM, Friedrich W, Fischer A, Cowan MJ. SCID patients with ARTEMIS vs RAG deficiencies following HCT: increased risk of late toxicity in ARTEMIS-deficient SCID. Blood. 2014 Jan 9; 123(2):281-9. PMID: 24144642; PMCID: PMC3953035.
      36. Griffith LM, Cowan MJ, Notarangelo LD, Kohn DB, Puck JM, Pai SY, Ballard B, Bauer SC, Bleesing JJ, Boyle M, Brower A, Buckley RH, van der Burg M, Burroughs LM, Candotti F, Cant AJ, Chatila T, Cunningham-Rundles C, Dinauer MC, Dvorak CC, Filipovich AH, Fleisher TA, Bobby Gaspar H, Gungor T, Haddad E, Hovermale E, Huang F, Hurley A, Hurley M, Iyengar S, Kang EM, Logan BR, Long-Boyle JR, Malech HL, McGhee SA, Modell F, Modell V, Ochs HD, O'Reilly RJ, Parkman R, Rawlings DJ, Routes JM, Shearer WT, Small TN, Smith H, Sullivan KE, Szabolcs P, Thrasher A, Torgerson TR, Veys P, Weinberg K, Zuniga-Pflucker JC. Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium (PIDTC) report. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Feb; 133(2):335-47. PMID: 24139498; PMCID: PMC3960312.
      37. Savic RM, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC, Pai SY, Pereira L, Bartelink IH, Boelens JJ, Bredius RG, Wynn RF, Cuvelier GD, Shaw PJ, Slatter MA, Long-Boyle J. Effect of weight and maturation on busulfan clearance in infants and small children undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2013 Nov; 19(11):1608-14. PMID: 24029650; PMCID: PMC3848313.
      38. Dvorak CC, Cowan MJ, Logan BR, Notarangelo LD, Griffith LM, Puck JM, Kohn DB, Shearer WT, O'Reilly RJ, Fleisher TA, Pai SY, Hanson IC, Pulsipher MA, Fuleihan R, Filipovich A, Goldman F, Kapoor N, Small T, Smith A, Chan KW, Cuvelier G, Heimall J, Knutsen A, Loechelt B, Moore T, Buckley RH. The natural history of children with severe combined immunodeficiency: baseline features of the first fifty patients of the primary immune deficiency treatment consortium prospective study 6901. J Clin Immunol. 2013 Oct; 33(7):1156-64. PMID: 23818196; PMCID: PMC3784642.
      39. Grupp SA, Dvorak CC, Nieder ML, Levine JE, Wall DA, Langholz B, Pulsipher MA. Children's Oncology Group's 2013 blueprint for research: stem cell transplantation. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Jun; 60(6):1044-7. PMID: 23255402; PMCID: PMC4064788.
      40. Steinbach WJ, Roilides E, Berman D, Hoffman JA, Groll AH, Bin-Hussain I, Palazzi DL, Castagnola E, Halasa N, Velegraki A, Dvorak CC, Charkabarti A, Sung L, Danziger-Isakov L, Lachenauer C, Arrieta A, Knapp K, Abzug MJ, Ziebold C, Lehrnbecher T, Klingspor L, Warris A, Leckerman K, Martling T, Walsh TJ, Benjamin DK, Zaoutis TE. Results from a prospective, international, epidemiologic study of invasive candidiasis in children and neonates. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Dec; 31(12):1252-7. PMID: 22982980.
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      41. Dvorak CC, Gilman AL, Horn B, Oon CY, Dunn EA, Baxter-Lowe LA, Cowan MJ. Haploidentical related-donor hematopoietic cell transplantation in children using megadoses of CliniMACs-selected CD34(+) cells and a fixed CD3(+) dose. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2013 Apr; 48(4):508-13. PMID: 23178543.
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      42. Engelhardt KR, Shah N, Faizura-Yeop I, Kocacik Uygun DF, Frede N, Muise AM, Shteyer E, Filiz S, Chee R, Elawad M, Hartmann B, Arkwright PD, Dvorak C, Klein C, Puck JM, Grimbacher B, Glocker EO. Clinical outcome in IL-10- and IL-10 receptor-deficient patients with or without hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Mar; 131(3):825-30. PMID: 23158016.
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      43. Law J, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC, Musick L, Long-Boyle JR, Baxter-Lowe LA, Horn B. Busulfan, fludarabine, and alemtuzumab as a reduced toxicity regimen for children with malignant and nonmalignant diseases improves engraftment and graft-versus-host disease without delaying immune reconstitution. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Nov; 18(11):1656-63. PMID: 22609040.
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      44. Veys P, Wynn RF, Ahn KW, Samarasinghe S, He W, Bonney D, Craddock J, Cornish J, Davies SM, Dvorak CC, Duerst RE, Gross TG, Kapoor N, Kitko C, Krance RA, Leung W, Lewis VA, Steward C, Wagner JE, Carpenter PA, Eapen M. Impact of immune modulation with in vivo T-cell depletion and myleoablative total body irradiation conditioning on outcomes after unrelated donor transplantation for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood. 2012 Jun 21; 119(25):6155-61. PMID: 22573402; PMCID: PMC3383023.
      45. Ackerman SL, Lown EA, Dvorak CC, Dunn EA, Abrams DI, Horn BN, Degelman M, Cowan MJ, Mehling WE. Massage for children undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation: a qualitative report. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012; 2012:792042. PMID: 22474526; PMCID: PMC3296156.
      46. Mehling WE, Lown EA, Dvorak CC, Cowan MJ, Horn BN, Dunn EA, Acree M, Abrams DI, Hecht FM. Hematopoietic cell transplant and use of massage for improved symptom management: results from a pilot randomized control trial. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012; 2012:450150. PMID: 22454665; PMCID: PMC3292254.
      47. Pulsipher MA, Skinner R, McDonald GB, Hingorani S, Armenian SH, Cooke KR, Gracia C, Petryk A, Bhatia S, Bunin N, Nieder ML, Dvorak CC, Sung L, Sanders JE, Kurtzberg J, Baker KS. National Cancer Institute, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute/Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation Consortium First International Consensus Conference on late effects after pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantation: the need for pediatric-specific long-term follow-up guidelines. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Mar; 18(3):334-47. PMID: 22248713; PMCID: PMC3281504.
      48. Dvorak CC, Bollard CM, El-Bietar J, Filipovich A. Complications of transplant for nonmalignant disorders: autoimmune cytopenias, opportunistic infections, and PTLD. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Jan; 18(1 Suppl):S101-10. PMID: 22226092.
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      49. Alexander S, Nieder M, Zerr DM, Fisher BT, Dvorak CC, Sung L. Prevention of bacterial infection in pediatric oncology: what do we know, what can we learn? Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Jul 15; 59(1):16-20. PMID: 22102612; PMCID: PMC4008322.
      50. Dvorak CC, Fisher BT, Sung L, Steinbach WJ, Nieder M, Alexander S, Zaoutis TE. Antifungal prophylaxis in pediatric hematology/oncology: new choices & new data. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Jul 15; 59(1):21-6. PMID: 22102607; PMCID: PMC4008331.
      51. Fisher BT, Alexander S, Dvorak CC, Zaoutis TE, Zerr DM, Sung L. Epidemiology and potential preventative measures for viral infections in children with malignancy and those undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Jul 15; 59(1):11-5. PMID: 22102619; PMCID: PMC4008326.
      52. Dvorak CC, Gracia CR, Sanders JE, Cheng EY, Baker KS, Pulsipher MA, Petryk A. NCI, NHLBI/PBMTC first international conference on late effects after pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantation: endocrine challenges-thyroid dysfunction, growth impairment, bone health, & reproductive risks. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2011 Dec; 17(12):1725-38. PMID: 22005649; PMCID: PMC3220735.
      53. Baker KS, Bhatia S, Bunin N, Nieder M, Dvorak CC, Sung L, Sanders JE, Kurtzberg J, Pulsipher MA. NCI, NHLBI first international consensus conference on late effects after pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantation: state of the science, future directions. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2011 Oct; 17(10):1424-7. PMID: 21723224; PMCID: PMC3177012.
      54. Nemecek ER, Ellis K, He W, Bunin NJ, Bajwa RS, Cheerva A, Cairo MS, Dvorak C, Duval M, Davies S, Eapen M, Gross TG, Hussein AA, MacMillan ML, Mehta PA, Pulsipher MA, Seber A, Woolfrey AE, Frangoul HA, Carpenter PA. Outcome of myeloablative conditioning and unrelated donor hematopoietic cell transplantation for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia in third remission. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2011 Dec; 17(12):1833-40. PMID: 21683798; PMCID: PMC3372321.
      55. Pereira S, Vayntrub T, Hiraki DD, Cherry AM, Arai S, Dvorak CC, Grumet FC. Short tandem repeat and human leukocyte antigen mutations or losses confound engraftment and typing analysis in hematopoietic stem cell transplants. Hum Immunol. 2011 Jun; 72(6):503-9. PMID: 21463659.
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      56. Hogeling M, Nakano T, Dvorak CC, Maguiness S, Frieden IJ. Severe neonatal congenital erythropoietic porphyria. Pediatr Dermatol. 2011 Jul-Aug; 28(4):416-20. PMID: 21362030.
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      57. Kussmaul SC, Horn BN, Dvorak CC, Abramovitz L, Cowan MJ, Weintrub PS. Safety of the live, attenuated varicella vaccine in pediatric recipients of hematopoietic SCTs. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2010 Nov; 45(11):1602-6. PMID: 20190839.
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      58. Dvorak CC, Cowan MJ. Radiosensitive severe combined immunodeficiency disease. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2010 Feb; 30(1):125-42. PMID: 20113890; PMCID: PMC2818388.
      59. Dvorak CC. The tortoise and the hare: slow and steady stem cells win the race. Leuk Res. 2010 May; 34(5):572-3. PMID: 19959228.
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      60. Dvorak CC, Cowan MJ, Horn B, Weintrub PS. Development of herpes simplex virus stomatitis during receipt of cidofovir therapy. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Oct 15; 49(8):e92-5. PMID: 19761410.
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      61. Dvorak CC, Gilman AL, Horn B, Jaroscak J, Dunn EA, Baxter-Lowe LA, Cowan MJ. Clinical and immunologic outcomes following haplocompatible donor lymphocyte infusions. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2009 Dec; 44(12):805-12. PMID: 19421175.
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      62. Dvorak CC, Gilman AL, Horn B, Cowan MJ. Primary graft failure after umbilical cord blood transplant rescued by parental haplocompatible stem cell transplantation. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Apr; 31(4):300-3. PMID: 19346887.
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      63. Gramatges MM, Dvorak CC, Regula DP, Enns GM, Weinberg K, Agarwal R. Pathological evidence of Wolman's disease following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation despite correction of lysosomal acid lipase activity. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2009 Oct; 44(7):449-50. PMID: 19308038.
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      64. Dvorak CC, Wright NB, Wong WB, Kristovich KM, Matthews EW, Weinberg KI, Amylon MD, Agarwal R. Safety of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in children less than three years of age. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2008 Dec; 25(8):705-22. PMID: 19065437.
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      65. Agarwal R, Dvorak CC, Stockerl-Goldstein KE, Johnston L, Srinivas S. High-dose chemotherapy followed by stem cell rescue for high-risk germ cell tumors: the Stanford experience. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2009 Apr; 43(7):547-52. PMID: 18997833.
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      66. Dvorak CC, Hung GY, Horn B, Dunn E, Oon CY, Cowan MJ. Megadose CD34(+) cell grafts improve recovery of T cell engraftment but not B cell immunity in patients with severe combined immunodeficiency disease undergoing haplocompatible nonmyeloablative transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2008 Oct; 14(10):1125-33. PMID: 18804042.
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